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Why I Am Bilingual

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Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

I have always had a sense of enjoyment from learning new things, even if they can be considered useless to others.

A skill that I need to mention is that I am bilingual. My first language is spanish but I slowly started to fascinate myself with the idea of america and its media and culture. It started when I saw a commercial for the blizzard from Dairy Queen when i say that the ice cream didn't fall. I later stopped watching television in spanish, I started to watch american news like cnn, I listen to music in english, and while there was an english class in school, I believed it wasn't enough to master the english language. …show more content…

Over time I started to think in english, understand and speak perfectly. Of course some words are hard to write or pronounce, still I can make my way through a conversation.
I believe that learning english has really helped me adapt to living in the states mush easier. I made friends easily, understood class, and the “language barrier” concern I had suddenly disappeared. That is what helped me adapt to living in the US.
I still think that there should be better initiative amongst students and teachers to learn a second language, i think it would help people understand and adapt to different experiences. To most people it is surprising that I am bilingual because of the lack of an accent or any extreme flaws. (Sounds like me patting my back) While most kids would be actually hanging out in theaters, I would be reading and watching To Kill a Mockingbird. Over the years I thought it was useless, fortunately I was wrong.
What i'm trying to say is to be prepared to learn something you might find useless, but will make life much

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